Making a comeback

Calgary’s commercial real estate market could be poised for a rebound in 2018

All eyes will be on Calgary’s commercial real estate market this year, with hopes that the downtown office sector, which continued to struggle in 2017, will rebound in 2018.

The office market has grabbed everyone’s attention over the past three years, as vacancy rates have soared to historically high levels following the collapse of oil prices and the subsequent waves of layoffs that ravaged employment ranks in downtown Calgary. Thousands of people were cut loose, and a vast amount of office space suddenly became vacant in the downtown core.

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What is your garden style?

Not everything is timeless when it comes to outdoor design

Do you have a high-end ultra-modern home with striking features that looks like it came out of a recent copy of Architectural Digest?
What about your yard? Does it look like it came from a Home and Garden magazine circa 1985?
This jarring contrast of cottage-style garden with modern home seems hard to understand until you think of the process. Homeowners do not design homes – builders and architects do. Yet homeowners are the ones often design their own gardens.

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Living It Up on 17th

When deciding on what area of Calgary would be the perfect location to call home, amenities and lifestyle can be a huge factor.

Calgary’s 17th Avenue offers a great location for those wanting to be close to downtown living and includes close to 400 unique shops, restaurants, coffee shops and pubs along the well-known stretch of road.

Beltline resident, Lindsey Rizkalla said, “I really like living within walking or biking distance of everything I need.” (more…)

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